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Data Scientist – Big Data Solution Architect

Coventry, UK

Personal Information

Javier Vicho
Coventry, UK
+44 7751 047432
Skype javiervicho
Nationality Spanish

Data Scientist

Work Experience

Data Scientist – Big Data Analyst

Jaguar Land Rover, Warwick University (UK).

Jul 2014Oct 2015

Processing and analysis of Big Data (automotive, cloud, social media)
Interpretation and translation of raw data into Smart Data
Identification of patterns and routines relevant to Self-Learning Car project
Giving recommendation of future features that could be derived from analysed data sets
Close liaison with Big Data Logging and Feature teams
Working with data mining methodologies and techniques (e.g. CRISP-DM).
Pattern recognition and behaviour analysis.
Feature extraction from multi-source data

Languages and Frameworks: R, Rattle, Julia, Matlab, Rapidminer, Spark, Scala, yHat science box for Data Mining, Cloudera CDH5, Tableau, Python, Hive, Pig, AWS (EMR)

Data Scientist – Technical Project Manager

Gfk Nurago, Nürnberg (Germany)

Sep 2013Mar 2014

Deploying big data solutions based on AWS (Hadoop / EMR). Modeling with R, deploying with Hive and Pig.

Data Scientist

Freelance, Oviedo - Spain

Mar 2012Jul 2014

Javier Vicho Ltd., Oviedo (Spain)
ITT Data Systems placement (Amsterdam)
Freelance consultant in Science Data and Analysis: Extraction, transformation, loading, data modeling. Partner with senior management to define business objectives and indicators and processing requirements for business intelligence systems. Predictive Analytics, Business Intelligence and Big Data modeling.

Languages and Frameworks: Pentaho Enterprise, Hadoop (AWS, Cloudera CDH4), Knime, RapidMiner, R and Matlab, NoSQL (Hbase, MongoDB), Python, Scala, MS SQL Server, MySql, Tableau, Hive, Pig, Kafka and Oozie.

CMO - Digital Marketing, Data Scientist and Head of Analytics

Ceta Formacion y Consultoria S.L., Oviedo

Sep 2011Jun 2012

Defining the strategy in marketing (on and off). Implementation and development of marketing solutions to clients. Development of business intelligence strategies (SQL Server 2012 BI, Pentaho BI). Big Data Scientist: planning the extraction of new business insights through modeling and mathematical transformation of large databases

Consultant Partner

Talentys S.L.

Apr 2004Oct 2011

DBSM, CRM and BI integration. implementation of balanced scorecard for decision making. Aligning digital marketing strategies, Web Analytics and business intelligence

Chief of staff

El Corte Ingles S.A., Asturias - Spain

Feb 1998Mar 2004


Selection, training, working environment, labor relations, remuneration policy, layoffs and hiring, staff development.


Executive MBA

IDE - Cesem, Madrid


Master in Information technologies and communications

IDE - Cesem, Madrid


Master in Chryptography and Information Security

Turku University of Applied , Finland


University Degree in Mathematics

UAM, Madrid


Data Science: Building recommender systems

Coursera, On Line


Data Science Specialization

Coursera, On Line


Statistical and AI Methods with Julia

Open MIT, On Line


Personal Skills

Mother tongue(s) Spanish
Other language(s) English (Complete Professional Proficiency)
Communication skills
Empathy with customers, seeing through their eyes, gained through my work experience.
Selling skills.
Team spirit.
Organisational / managerial skills
Analytical pattern recognition gained through my education in mathematics.
Agile project management (Scrum Master Professional Certified)
Coaching and development.
Positive attitude.
Strategic thinker.
Strong relationship building skills.
Internal and external successful relationship building.
Strong executive presence.
Strong organizational / business planning skills.
Strong proven ability to sell in senior levels of the business.
Proven ability to manage in matrix organizations.
Energetic and enthusiastic.
Concrete ability to facilitate, communicate, lead and motivate both direct line and “virtual” teams toward common goals.

Job Related Skills

  • Expertise in Diverse Technologies

Including Apache Hadoop, HP Vertica (Community), Cloudera CDH5.4, Hortonworks HDP2.3, Mapr
I have a thorough understanding about the framework of a big data platform like DFS and MapReduce and Spark programming frameworks to deliver robust application designs. I have the knowledge about software architecture, component and design.
I am proficient with several programming languages supported by a big data platform as Scala, Spark, HiveQL, Pig and Python.
I have a good understanding about database technologies, (SQL Server, MySql), Pentaho and NoSQL database like HBase and MongoDB.
I have driven by successfully finding and extracting interesting and novel patterns and relationship among data and use those gold values to develop the gold products. 

I have skills on statistics, machine learning and data mining and tools like Rapidminer, Pentaho BI, SQL Server BI, R, Excel, SPSS and Ibm Clementine.
I am good at Natural Language Processing (NLP) tools as SharpNLP and Python NLTK.
I am skillful to various data visualization tools: Excel, R, Tableau, Splunk, Powerpoint, Weka.

  • Innovation - curiosity

As the velocity of data change is so fast, constantly there are new findings and problems, i am sensitive to those changes, i have curiosity to new findings and creative to tackle new problems. I am passionate to communicate them in a timely manner, explore new product ideas and solutions with the new findings and become a driver for product innovation.

  • Learning capabilities
The Data and Big Data environment is in continuous change, so learning new paradigms, programming languages, frameworks and ways of working is a must. I have the capability of learning quickly and transferring the new acquired knowledge to real situations. 
  • Business Skills

First, the nature of wearing multiple hats as a data scientist drives the need for stronger communication skill. I have the ability to communicate with diverse people in an organization that includes communicating and understanding business requirements, application requirements and interpret the patterns and relationships mined from data to people in marketing group, product development teams, and corporate executives. Effective communication is the key for a business to timely act on the new findings from big data. I will be a great collaborator and the hook of all.
Second, I have great planning and organization skills so that I can skillfully handle multiple tasks and set up right priorities and guarantee timely delivery.
And finally, I have persuasive power, passion and story-telling skill to influence people to make the right decisions based on fact found in data and convince people the value of new findings. I will be a leader to drive product innovation.

Computer skills

Mashable software fluency, understanding how software is built and deployed in the new mashable web with mashups, widgets, and APIs.
Advance user of Office, Web Analytics, Social Media Environments, Content curation and Business Intelligence (Data Mining, BSC, Dashboards, Data Warehouse, Wordpress, Adobe Creative, e-learning author tools, Camtasia, ios programming, e-mail marketing tools and communications environment).
SEO, SEM and SMM skills.
Big Data Scientist (Mathematical modeling of big data extraction algorithms, DataWarehouse applications with SQL Server and Hive, ETL with Pig, Apache Spark, Hadoop Yarn, developing in Scala, R, Python and Julia).

Additional Information

Experimental curiosity and rigor.
Management of high performance teams.
Black Belt in Karate.
Tennis player. Open-minded creativity and imagination.
Fluid mapping of features to benefits in context.
An engaging flair for showmanship in presentations (without showboating)
Driving license
Customer focus and results.
Ability to analyze in environments of uncertainty. Focus on problem solving.
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